1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction was successfully held!

The 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction, Science-Policy Dialogue for Implementation of the Sendai Framework was successfully held at Bangkok, 23-24 August 2016. (View the earlier conference notification)

The Conference brought together more than 300 senior policy-makers, practitioners, researchers, academics, civil society and the private sector in the realm of disaster risk reduction from across Asia, and more widely, to discuss how to strengthen science based Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) policy development in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework in Asia.

The Conference reached an Outcome Document draft for consultation including twelve recommended actions aligning with and contributing to the global “Science and Technology Roadmap”. Please follow up our IRDR website, we will post the actions very soon and welcome your comments.


1.Group photo

group photo2. Mr Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction (SRSG), UNISDR



3. Rajib Shaw,  IRDR Executive Director


4.The participants sponsored by IRDR